We’ve been increasingly cognizant of a movement in society towards euthanizing persons that are inconvenient, or are otherwise disabled. We saw this in a recent posts regarding bioethicicists that suggested that infanticide is an appropriate way to deal with the unwanted or inconvenient. While these ideas have been floated over the years, they have made a strong comeback, as have been expressed openly as never before. For a recent example, kindly look at this, from The Blaze…
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But, where have we seen this before?
…shows that the total cost of caring for 880,000 people ill with hereditary disease was 1200 million Reichsmarks, which was almost double the 713 million Reichsmarks spent on the administration of the national, state, and local government]
This poster (from around 1938) reads: “60,000 Reichsmarks is what this person suffering from a hereditary disease costs the People’s community during his lifetime. Comrade, that is your money too. Read ‘[A] New People’, the monthly magazine of the Bureau for Race Politics of the NSDAP.”
Oh, that’s where.
It seems that our “enlightened” culture has caught up with…Nazi Germany.